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Fishial Pursuit

from Aquarium of the Pacific

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Sharks may lose 30,000 teeth in a lifetime! A blue whale can have a tongue as big as an elephant! Dispelling myths and learning cool and interesting facts is the name of the game. Join us for an interactive educational theater program where the audience members are the game show contestants and the questions are all washed up.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $150.00



Length

45-50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)


Booking Information

You are welcome to request a program with a start time of 7 am PST or later. Thank you!

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

There is no charge to cancel or reschedule your videoconference more than 48 hours prior to your confirmed date and time. If you cancel your program within 48 hours of the confirmed date of the videoconference session, you will be charged for the full price of the program. Inclement weather, technological problems on our end, and any other uncontrollable factors will be taken into account.

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Aquarium of the Pacific

Long Beach, CA
United States

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a non-profit organization located in Long Beach, CA. Our mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants and ecosystems by involving the community and the region in engaging, entertaining, educational and empowering exhibits and programs on the Pacific Ocean and the lives of its people.

Contact:
Alicia Archer
aopvc@lbaop.org
5629515359

Program Details

Format

Students will participate in a game show style program. Two teams will compete by answering questions about various ocean related subject matter. Subject matter includes, but is not limited to, plankton, sea stars, marine mammals and sharks. Throughout the class we will also dispel oceanic myths and learn bizarre facts!

Objectives

Students will:
- engage with Aquarium educators during a fun and interactive game show
- explore how sea stars move and respirate through their tube feet
- investigate the differences between marine mammals and terrestrial mammals with a focus on the blue whale
- Dispel myths about sharks including the need to swim constantly to breathe and being harmful to man
- Explore water conservation issues
- Explore the ability of several fish families to change sex

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Science
Grades 6-8

Science as inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

Physical Science
Properties and changes of objects and materials
Motions and forces

Life Science
Structure and function in living systems
Reproduction and heredity
Regulation and behavior
Populations and ecosystems
Diversity and adaptations of organisms
Earth and Space Science
Structure of earth system

State Standards

California science standards

Grade 6:
5.a.Students know energy entering ecosystems as sunlight is transferred by producers into chemical energy through photosynthesis and then from organism to organism through food webs.

5.b. Students know matter is transferred over time from one organism to others in the food web and between organisms and the physical environment.

Grade 7:
3.a. Students know how independent lines of evidence from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy provide the bases for the theory of evolution.